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00:05
 
Blankety Blank
Unterhaltungsshow, Bradley Walsh hosts as Fay Ripley Louis Smith Sara Pascoe Jo Brand Janette Manrara and Martin Kemp try to fill in the missing blanks and win prizes for some lucky contestants.
00:40
 
Superman Lois
Dramaserie, Pilot. After years of facing monsters aliens and megalomaniacal supervillains Clark Kent and Lois Lane face one of their biggest ever challenges raising two teenage boys. Leaving the Daily Planet and moving back to Smallville to get closer to Clark s roots and have somewhere quieter to raise the boys they find they have been followed there by the notorious business mogul who has just bought the paper and by a mysterious armoured stranger who will stop at nothing to destroy Superman.
01:40
 
Weather for the Week Ahead
Weather, Detailed weather forecast.
01:45
 
Joins BBC News
News Info, BBC One joins the BBC s rolling news channel for a night of news.
02:00
 
BBC News
News Info, Twenty-four hours a day the latest national and international stories as they break.
02:30
 
Justice Delayed
Special, Dontae Sharpe spent 26 years in a US prison in North Carolina for a murder he did not commit. After proving his innocence he s trying to rebuild his life. Following Dontae as he demands justice from the system that stole his freedom.
03:00
 
BBC News
News Info, Twenty-four hours a day the latest national and international stories as they break.
03:30
 
Panorama
Public affairs, Crisis in Care: Follow the Money. With tens of thousands of elderly and vulnerable people living in care homes owned by international investors Panorama asks to what extent the fees paid are going on shareholder dividends or to pay off huge debts. With the entire care home sector in crisis the government is promising more money - but should there be more transparency about where the money goes
04:00
 
BBC News
News Info, Twenty-four hours a day the latest national and international stories as they break.
04:30
 
HARDtalk
News Info, Hard-hitting interviews with international political leaders corporate decision makers and entertainers.
05:00
 
BBC World News
News Info, A closer look at international news reported from London and BBC correspondents from around the world.
05:30
 
World Business Report
Bus. financial, The latest news from the business world with analysis and speculation straight from the world s leading financial centres.
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00:15
 
The Lakes with Simon Reeve
Travel, Simon looks at the impact of humans on England s biggest and most popular national park. He goes wild swimming in the crystal-clear lake of Buttermere before taking a look at the less-fortunate Derwent Water.
01:15
 
Strictly Come Dancing
Reality, Week 11. The road to the Glitterball Trophy begins in earnest as the remaining couples take to the ballroom floor live for the quarter-final. The show opens with a dazzling group number from our Strictly professionals before the couples make their bid to secure another week in the competition with some first class performances.
02:15
 
Strictly Come Dancing
Reality, Week 11. The road to the Glitterball Trophy begins in earnest as the remaining couples take to the ballroom floor live for the quarter-final. The show opens with a dazzling group number from our Strictly professionals before the couples make their bid to secure another week in the competition with some first class performances.
02:55
 
This Is BBC TWO
Entertainment, A preview of upcoming programmes from BBC Two.
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00:30
 
Secrets of Bones
History, Food for Thought. Ben Garrod uncovers the secrets of how vertebrates capture and devour their food using extreme jaws bizarre teeth and specialised bony tools. He takes a cherry picker up a sperm whale s jaw and finds out which animal has teeth weighing five kilos each and which uses its skull as a suction pump. Ben gets his own skull scanned and 3D-printed to discover how diet in humans isn t just affecting our waistlines but is also changing the shape of our bones.
01:00
 
Secrets of Bones
History, Sex. Ben Garrod seeks out the big part that bones can play in reproduction. Through sexual selection the skeleton has adapted to aid courtship competition and even copulation. On his travels Ben meets baseball players drops a 10kg weight on a sheep s skull and finds out that by not having a penis bone humans are very much in the minority.
01:30
 
Sound of Musicals with Neil Brand
Documentary, Something s Coming. Neil explores how a new generation of composers transformed musical theatre by embracing more gritty challenging subjects from the mean streets of 1950s New York in West Side Story to the Dickensian London of British blockbuster Oliver .
02:30
 
Britain s Lost Masterpieces
Art, Manchester. At the Manchester Art Gallery Dr Bendor Grosvenor discovers a painting of a country gentleman from the 1770s which he believes has been wrongly attributed to Nathaniel Dance. He feels sure it is in fact by the German painter Johann Zoffany a favourite portraitist of the royal family under King George III.
03:30
 
This Is BBC Four
Event, BBC FOUR is the BBC channel for people who want more. More depth more range more to stimulate the mind.
05:30
 
This Is BBC Four
Event, BBC FOUR is the BBC channel for people who want more. More depth more range more to stimulate the mind.
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06:00
 
Breakfast
News Info, The BBC s Breakfast programme features the latest news sport business weather and other items on a daily basis.
09:15
 
Morning Live
News Info, Kym Marsh and Gethin Jones present a lively mix of topical content and expert advice.
10:00
 
Claimed and Shamed
Documentary, A chip shop worker is well and truly battered after his attempt to cash in with a self-induced personal injury is caught on CCTV and an impatient motorist claiming against a bus company ends up regretting his road rage.
10:45
 
Fraud Squad
Documentary, Investigators hunt down a brazen conwoman who has been living the high life ripping off multiple public bodies to the tune of £1 million. And the police are called in to investigate a supposedly upstanding volunteer suspected of stealing from the local preschool.
11:15
 
Homes Under the Hammer
House garden, A beautiful six-bedroom house packed full of period features in Newport in south Wales a two-bedroom flat near Blackpool s Golden Mile that has lots of potential and a charming two-bedroom mid-terrace house in Bradford are all bought at auction.
06:30
 
The Tournament
Unterhaltungsshow, Eight contestants compete in a series of fast-paced quiz battles in an attempt to eliminate their opponents from the day s game and walk away with a cash prize.
07:15
 
Virtually Home
House garden, A mother of a young toddler calls on the help of interior designer Karen Livingstone Welstead and the virtual reality studio for advice on how to breathe some life and vibrancy into a dull dining space. She has her heart set on it being geared primarily towards her young son with several bold ideas about how it will look whereas her best friend thinks a more mature adult-orientated space is perhaps more suitable.
08:00
 
Walking With..
Nature, Walking with Shappi Khorsandi. Comedian Shappi Khorsandi walks the Derbyshire Dales and marvels at the beauty she finds. With her unique wit and charm she talks candidly about her outlook on life and love.
08:30
 
Nadiya s Fast Flavours
Cooking, Treat Yourself. Nadiya presents a selection of recipes for feel-good sweet treats. First up is a custard tart with a crème brûlée twist. Nadiya starts by making a shortcrust pastry laced with crushed hazelnuts for texture.
09:00
 
BBC News
News Info, Twenty-four hours a day the latest national and international stories as they break.
10:00
 
BBC News
News Info, Twenty-four hours a day the latest national and international stories as they break.
09:30
 
This Is BBC Four
Event, BBC FOUR is the BBC channel for people who want more. More depth more range more to stimulate the mind.
07:00
 
Danger Mouse
Adventure, Danger Fan. Shortly after Danger Mouse s biggest fan comes to visit members of the team start to disappear.
07:10
 
Danger Mouse
Adventure, Quark Games. The heroes find themselves fighting for their lives in an alien world in Quark s latest money-spinning sports event.
07:20
 
Dennis Gnasher Unleashed
Adventure, Grizzly Games. Dennis and the gang can t wait for their all-day PE training day with Grizzly Griller and are baffled when their idol makes them learn a range of boring non-sports that only Walter excels at.
07:35
 
Boy Girl Dog Cat Mouse Cheese
Animated, Family Photo. The kids accidentally destroy a beloved family photo and decide to make it up to Mum and Dad by hiring a photographer to take a new one.
07:45
 
Newsround
News Info, News magazine keeping young viewers up to date with the latest stories and events happening at home and abroad.
07:55
 
Ninja Express
Comedyshow, Temple Of Wishes. A school girl orders a wish-granting vase so she doesn t have to go to school but the Ninjas must face a series of tests set by the vase s guardian in order to get it.
08:10
 
Class Dismissed
Kinder+J. Sonstiges, S.A.C.K.E.D. With the school closed Miss BFF and Miss BFF conduct a staffing review looking back at the best bits of the year to decide which teachers should stay and if any should go.
08:25
 
Deadly 60
Kinder+J. Sonstiges, Florida. Steve and the crew continue their search for the planet s deadliest predators with a visit to Florida in the USA. He wades into a swamp to try and catch a slippery amphibian called the Amphiuma and tracks down America s largest snake the Eastern Diamondback Rattlesnake. His journey ends in the Florida Keys where he witnesses first-hand the sophisticated hunting methods of highly intelligent Bottlenose Dolphins.
08:55
 
Hey You What If
Educational, You Could Teleport. Is it really possible to teleport Spoiler alert: it could end in disaster.
09:00
 
Bitesize: 9-11 Year Olds
Kinder+J. Sonstiges, Special guest teachers deliver curriculum-based lessons for learning at home. Featuring different subjects such as Physics Physical Education Maths and more.
09:20
 
Celebrity Supply Teacher
Educational, Nikki Lilly - IT. Vlogger and TV Presenter Nikki Lilly gives an IT lesson with a difference as she reveals her top tips for creating vlogs to share with family and friends. Nikki talks about the importance of getting technical details like lighting and sound right.
09:35
 
Absolute Genius With Dick and Dom
History, Von Braun. Inspired by Wernher Von Braun s ideas Dick and Dom come up with their own genius idea involving a small doll a huge helium balloon and a journey into space.
10:05
 
Horrible Histories
History, Terrible Tudor Special. Delving deeper into the dastardly deeds of history s greatest blockbuster rulers through sketches and songs peppered with gruesome gags and hideous hilarity.
10:30
 
Operation Ouch
Science, Dr Xand invents a facial-recognition system to keep his twin out of the lab there is a brand new quiz putting the doctors on the spot in Ouchology and Dr Chris investigates an amazing new technique to help organ transplant patients.
11:00
 
Live Lessons
Kinder+J. Sonstiges, It s Christmas. Get ready for a cracker of a Live Lesson as Joe Tasker and Mrs Brennan present a show all about Christmas. We find out how people of different backgrounds and faiths mark the festive season and we go behind the scenes of a Christmas panto.
11:30
 
Danger Mouse
Adventure, Frankensquak s Monster. When Professor Squawkencluck s mum comes to visit a gigantic enraged rubbish monster is not far behind.
11:40
 
Danger Mouse
Adventure, Escape from Big Head. Squawkencluck reboots the Big Head base computer which immediately locks up everyone in a maximum security prison.
11:50
 
Class Dismissed
Comedyshow, The Wedding. The last day of term is also the day of Mr Nasal and Miss Spray s wedding and everyone is excited. The staff and pupils must pull together to save the day because at Dockbridge High nothing goes to plan.
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12:15
 
Bargain Hunt
Unterhaltungsshow, Peterborough 11. Today Christina Trevanion is at Peterborough s Festival of Antiques were experts Roo Irvine and Stephanie Connell are on hand to assist the red and blue teams as they see who can buy the most profitable three items to take to auction.
13:00
 
BBC News at One
News Info, The latest national and international news followed by weather.
13:30
 
BBC London
News Info, News sport and weather from London.
13:45
 
The Tournament
Unterhaltungsshow, Eight contestants compete in a series of fast-paced quiz battles in an attempt to eliminate their opponents from the day s game and walk away with a cash prize.
14:30
 
Garden Rescue
House garden, Havant. Lisa and Paul live in Havant Hampshire but Lisa s heart is on the Grrek island of Kos where she has gone on holiday every year since 1991. With the garden in need of rescuing after a house extension Lisa s wants to bring a touch of Greece to her back garden with white walls splashes of blue like the Kos churches and a water feature. The trouble is train fanatic Paul wants to run his model railway through the garden instead
15:00
 
Escape to the Country
House garden, North Cornwall. Sonali Shah is in Cornwall helping a couple with a lust for life and a love of the coast find a home in the Cornish countryside for their £350 000 budget. Away from her very positive property hunters Sonali heads to Tintagel Island where exciting archaeological evidence suggests that this peninsula is not just a site of Arthurian legend but was also one of the largest trading posts in Europe.
15:45
 
Virtually Home
House garden, A couple in Bedford call on interior designer Russell Sage and the virtual reality design studio to help them decide what to do with their new extension area which is currently very white and uninspiring. Russell tries to help this self-confessed Mr and Mrs Beige inject some colour and imagination by immersing them in the space using cutting edge VR technology.
12:15
 
Politics UK
News Info, Highlights of the week s proceedings at Westminster and the regional governments.
13:00
 
Christmas à La Carte
Holiday, When food correspondent Carly gets a shot at her own show she is sent to Angel Heights to help Grant open his diner and film it as a Holiday special for her TV show.
14:30
 
The Hairy Bikers Home for Christmas
Holiday, Christmas Without Overdoing It. The Bikers share some meat-free recipes for when everyone s had enough turkey. They make sage and spinach gnocchi nut roast with all the trimmings and a hazelnut and pear cake as they find out how special guest Paul Martin spends his Christmas.
15:15
 
Great British Menu
Cooking, Christmas. The Christmas competition comes to a climax with desserts and petit fours. Eight chefs all former winners of the Great British Menu compete to create the final courses of an extra special festive feast for some of the heroes of the pandemic.
13:30
 
This Is BBC Four
Event, BBC FOUR is the BBC channel for people who want more. More depth more range more to stimulate the mind.
12:10
 
Danny and Mick
Comedyshow, Bot Bot. Salesman Mr Smallman wants to sell his new robot Bot-Bot to the leisure centre to make their lives easier. He leaves it for a day so they can trial it but Danny breaks it within minutes.
12:20
 
The Worst Witch
Kinder+J. Sonstiges, Finding Joy. When Mildred masquerades as Indigo s lost friend Joy in a bid to cheer her up Miss Hardbroom is soon onto them and Mildred s trick is revealed. Indigo is betrayed is the girls friendship damaged beyond repair
12:50
 
4 O Clock Club
Impro-Comedy, Hollywood. Nero heads to Hollywood to see if he can make his fame and fortune as a singer dancer rapper and all-round megastar. However making it big in the Land of Opportunity is harder than he expected.
13:20
 
Hetty Feather
Dramaserie, The Homecoming. Hetty and the gang race back to Calendar Hall to stop Ambrose before anyone gets hurt and to discover the truth about what really happened at the house.
13:45
 
The Next Step
Kinder+J. Sonstiges, The Bicycle Thief. A-Troupe decides to take on a new opportunity but Nationals are right around the corner and the studio is busier than ever. A well-known dancer is brought in to choreograph a nationals duet for Lily and Kingston and discovers their dance chemistry is better when they are fighting. Piper agrees to help Finn plan a first date with a new girlfriend but discovers a truth that could complicate everything before it even begins.
14:10
 
Nova Jones
Kinder+J. Sonstiges, Green Eyed Nova. Nova resorts to desperate measures when she struggles to hide her green-eyed monster.
14:35
 
Diddy TV
Comedyshow, He Ain t Heavy. Diddy Dick and Dom proudly present their own TV schedule Shows include dance-fest The Diddy Step and brand new street magic in Abracamazing .
14:50
 
Hey You What If
Educational, You Could Turn Into a Giant. Find out why turning into a huge giant would be no fairy tale.
14:55
 
Shaun the Sheep
Animated, Scrumping. Shaun s attempts to get his hands on some apples from a tree overhanging the Naughty Pigs yard soon escalate into all-out war between sheep and pigs.
15:00
 
Nine Minute Ninja
Kinder+J. Sonstiges, Finger Skills. Ricky is inspired by artist Iris Scott to paint with his fingers. He prints on a t-shirt using a box and string and the Grand Master plays a prank with a finger in a box.
15:10
 
Dennis Gnasher Unleashed
Animated, Edubot 4000. Fed up with Dennis pulling the wool over Mrs Creecher s eyes Walter orchestrates a robot to take over Class 3C - with disastrous results.
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Class Dismissed
Kinder+J. Sonstiges, Newbies. Headteachers Miss BFF and Miss BFF enjoy their first day English teacher Mr Dahling unveils his own new book and Dr Markov has a smashing time with a new invention in technology.
15:40
 
Boy Girl Dog Cat Mouse Cheese
Animated, Cat Burglar. When Lady Burlington s precious jewels are stolen the kids quickly discover that Cat is to blame. And when they realise that Cat was an unwitting burglar who didn t know she was stealing they decide to put things right.
15:50
 
Boy Girl Dog Cat Mouse Cheese
Animated, Hampered Hamster. When the kids are asked to watch their neighbour s pet hamster they re given strict instructions not to let it out of its cage. However Mouse doesn t believe any animal should live in a cage and secretly frees the hamster.
16:30
 
The Repair Shop
Reality, Art conservator Lucia Scalisi revives an oil painting of a mining scene created by an amateur artist in the 1960s. It is a delicate task for Lucia as she cleans away the dirty surface to reveal the stunning scene underneath. Owner Gwyn is overwhelmed when she returns to the barn to see her miner father s artwork restored to its full glory.
17:15
 
Pointless
Unterhaltungsshow, A twist on the classic quiz show formula contestants search through the depths of their knowledge in an attempt to score as few points as possible.
18:00
 
BBC News at Six
News Info, The latest national and international news stories from the BBC News team followed by weather.
18:30
 
BBC London
News Info, News sport and weather from London.
19:00
 
The One Show
News Info, If it s got Britain talking then it will get talked about here with stories that matter from across the country.
19:30
 
A Question of Sport
Unterhaltungsshow, Paddy McGuinness and team captains Sam Quek and Ugo Monye are joined by more sporting stars.
16:15
 
The Real Marigold Hotel
Reality, Half of the group head off to the dramatic hill stations of the Nilgiris mountains but the drive involves a treacherous mountain climb that has them on the edge of their seats.
17:15
 
Flog It
Collectibles, Paul Martin finds out all about the fascinating people of Sledmere house through the ages.
18:00
 
Richard Osman s House of Games
Unterhaltungsshow, Every day this week former winners Rickie Haywood-Williams Sally Phillips Vikki Stone and Dan Walker take on a series of quiz rounds selected by the host quiz legend Richard Osman.
18:30
 
Strictly Come Dancing: It Takes Two
Reality, Rylan is on hand with more Strictly exclusives and is joined by a star-studded Friday Panel to discuss this weekend s dances.
19:00
 
Celebrity Antiques Road Trip
Collectibles, Comedian and actress Lucy Porter is joined by close friend professional brainiac and feared Chaser Jenny Ryan. They re hunting for antiques across south Wales ably assisted by experts Serhat Ahmet and Steven Moore.
17:30
 
This Is BBC Four
Event, BBC FOUR is the BBC channel for people who want more. More depth more range more to stimulate the mind.
18:58
 
This Is BBC Four
Event, BBC FOUR is the BBC channel for people who want more. More depth more range more to stimulate the mind.
19:00
 
Christmas University Challenge
Unterhaltungsshow, UCLAN v Loughborough. It s match five of this special Christmas series for distinguished alumni. In the UCLAN team are sports presenter Richard Askam and children s book illustrator Kate Pankhurst. They are fighting it out for a place in the semi-finals against Loughborough featuring cricketer Monty Panesar and poet and performer Kate Fox. Jeremy Paxman asks the questions.
19:30
 
Sounds of the 70s 2
Music, New Wave: Hit Me with Your Rhythm Stick. By the end of the 70s the world had changed and so had music. In America it was all about memorable melodies great guitar rhythms a little bit of post-punk angst and looking really cool. In the UK it was about Brit style cheekiness social commentary a melody and a hook a lot of attitude and looking really cool. This episode goes beyond punk into the dawning of a new decade and the phenomenon of New Wave.
16:05
 
Ninja Express
Animated, A Villian. Desperate to prove he is still needed Mega Powerful Man asks the Ninjas to find him a worthy villain to battle against.
16:20
 
We Bare Bears
Animated, Jean Jacket. After finding a bedazzled jean jacket in a dumpster the bears fight over who gets to wear the lucky garment.
16:30
 
Odd Squad
Kinder+J. Sonstiges, Villains Helping Villains. A high-tech organisation run by a gang of smart and sassy kids which investigates all things strange weird and most importantly odd.
16:45
 
Danger Mouse
Adventure, The Other Day the Earth Stood Still. Only Danger Mouse can save the world from chaos when the Baron stops the world from spinning with a plague of traffic lights.
17:00
 
Horrible Histories
Kinder+J. Sonstiges, Cracking Christmas. Horrible Histories brings you a cracking Christmas special delving into the origins of the festive season.
17:35
 
We Bare Bears
Animated, Nom Nom. After a recent meltdown a bedraggled Nom Nom asks the bears to help him regain his spot as Cutest Internet Star .
17:45
 
Summer Camp Island
Animated, Pajamas Party. When Pajamas starts to panic that Oscar will outgrow her Oscar tries to help but things go awry.
18:00
 
Princess Mirror-Belle
Kinder+J. Sonstiges, Prince Precious Paws. Ellen is in the park with her dog Splodge when Mirror-Belle appears with her naughty mirror-dog double.
18:20
 
My Life
Documentary, Hair at Home. Chelcea s biggest passion is for hair. She shows us how she does her hair at home doing her own hair her mum s hair her sister s hair her friend s hair and even her dad s beard.
18:30
 
Blue Peter
Kinder+J. Sonstiges, Henry s Festive Day Out and the BP Christmas Card 2021. Children s magazine with things to make celebrity guests music sport food and a whole lot more. You can earn a Blue Peter badge by getting creative and entering competitions.
19:00
 
The Next Step
Kinder+J. Sonstiges, United and Divided. Piper struggles to get along with her duet partner Noah s loyalty to TNS East is tested and Henry must decide if he s ready to move on from an old heartache.
19:20
 
Lagging
Kinder+J. Sonstiges, Team Smorcle Assemble. TEAM SMoRCLe are finally going to be together at Gamingcon. But as the boys start to spread out Sol feels his team are falling apart. Then Leah calls to say she s been held up.
19:45
 
The Story of Tracy Beaker
Comedyshow, Doggie. A stray dog in the corridors of the Dumping Ground upsets Dolly by reminding her of a former pet. Seeing Dolly sad Tracy tells her they can foster him but will dog-hating Duke find out
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20:00
 
EastEnders
Familien-Serie+Telenovela, Eve and Stacey s good deed doesn t turn out the way they had hoped. Tiffany is devastated when the finger of suspicion points at her and a worried Liam admits the truth to Billy and Janine.
20:25
 
Gavin Stacey
Impro-Comedy, Christmas Special. It s been ten years since we last went to Billericay to spend Christmas with the Shipmans and the Wests. This year we re off to Wales for the festivities where Bryn s cooking dinner for over thirteen people.
21:30
 
Have I Got News for You
Comedyshow, Jess Phillips MP guest hosts as panellists Jon Richardson and Hannah Fry join team captains Paul Merton and Ian Hislop to delve into the news.
22:00
 
BBC News at Ten
News Info, The latest national and international news with reports from BBC correspondents worldwide.
22:25
 
BBC London
News Info, News sport and weather from London.
22:35
 
The Graham Norton Show
Aktuelles Thema, Joining Graham: Hollywood star Keanu Reeves returning to his greatest sci-fi role in The Matrix Resurrections Oscar-winning British actor Olivia Colman Mahershala Ali taking the lead in futuristic drama Swan Song comedian and actor Jack Whitehall and Oscar-winner Jennifer Lawrence starring in new sci-fi satire Don t Look Up . With music from Rag n Bone Man who performs his new single Fall In Love Again .
23:25
 
In My Skin
Dramaserie, Bethan helps her mother Trina change her life but finds herself suffering as a result. Now having graduated from school Bethan still can t find the courage to be honest with her friends Travis and Lydia. Instead she retreats into a lifestyle that is safe but threatens her own mental health.
20:00
 
Gardeners World
House garden, Gardeners World Winter Specials. Monty and the team celebrate the joy that the gardening year brings with a selection of brand new stories. Adam Frost finds a world of inspirational planting designed to shine in winter when he visits Cambridge University Botanic Garden.
21:00
 
Vienna Blood
Crime, Max Liebermann a student of Sigmund Freud helps Detective Rheinhardt in the investigation of a series of disturbing murders around the grand cafes and opera houses of 1900s Vienna.
22:30
 
Newsnight
News Info, The day s important national and international news stories. With Faisal Islam.
23:00
 
BBC Weather
Weather, The latest weather forecast.
23:05
 
The Shipman Files: A Very British Crime Story
Crime, How the age of Shipman s victims was key to understanding how he got away with murdering hundreds of patients in plain sight for nearly 30 years.
20:00
 
Top of the Pops
Music, Christmas 1988. Bruno Brookes Gary Davies and Anthea Turner present 1988s number 1s with S-Express Pet Shop Boys Enya Aswad Fairground Attraction Yazz The Timelords Robin Beck Wet Wet Wet The Hollies Cliff Richard and Bros. Also clips from many more.
21:00
 
Idiot Prayer - Nick Cave Alone at Alexandra Palace
Music, In this unique performance audiences around the world will have the chance to watch Nick Cave play songs from his extensive back catalogue including rare tracks that most fans will be hearing for the first time.
22:25
 
BBC Four Sessions
Music, Nick Cave and the Bad Seeds. Series of unique concerts featuring musicians from around the world at St Luke s in London. Nick Cave and his band perform a set drawn from their latest album Dig Lazarus Dig
23:25
 
The Old Grey Whistle Test
Music, Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers. Bob Harris introduces Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers in concert at the BBC Television Centre in London s Shepherd s Bush in 1978.
20:00
 
Secret Life of Boys: Farther Christmas
Comedyshow, Day Ten. It s Christmas Eve And it s Ginger s birthday She s had a wonderful day out with her dad but can t help missing her UK family. Feeling abandoned Ginger wonders why they ve not been in touch only to receive a sudden call from them whilst they re out doing their Christmas shopping. The call is over too soon so Ginger contacts Heath to see if he knows why they re acting so strangely. Unfortunately Heath also soon starts acting strangely. What is going on.
20:05
 
Secret Life of Boys
Comedyshow, Bonnyville Nine-Nine. Robbie returns from Germany and along with Thane discovers a gift which leads to the boys setting up their own detective operation. And Corey feels that Granny Bob is outstaying her welcome.
20:30
 
Horrible Histories
History, Horrible Christmas. A seasonal special of the historical sketch show based on the successful books by Terry Deary. Christmas is a time for charity hope and goodwill to all men - but here it s a time of farting jesters finding bacon in your Christmas card and having your dinner confiscated by Oliver Cromwell.
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